La Vista firefighters answer their last call; Papillion department takes command
The Papillion Fire Department battled a house fire at 346 E. Third St. in the Sarpy County city as a training exercise Friday. The planned training coincided with Papillion's hiring of 12 new firefighters, who will help cover the department's expansion to include La Vista.
Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 12:00 am
Early Tuesday, firefighters from the La Vista Volunteer Fire Department answered their last call, marking the official transition of command to the Papillion Fire Department.
"Today marks the end of an era," said La Vista Mayor Doug Kindig, "and the beginning of a new partnership."
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 12:00 am.